2016 Participants


Students selected for the 2016 program were, from left, Alesia Hunter, Alexis Trench, Daniel Day, and Kaitlyn Markey. The following information pertains to the time of their participation in the Summer Institute.

Daniel Day was advised by Dr. Jeff Buler in UD’s Dept. of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology.
School: Dickinson College / Major: environmental science
Project: Mapping Winter Waterfowl within the Delmarva Peninsula
Read Daniel’s poster abstract here.

Alesia Hunter was advised by Dr. Angelia Seyfferth in UD’s Dept. of Plant and Soil Sciences.
School: Beloit College / Major: environmental biology
Project: The Chemical Properties of Mangrove Leaves from Polluted and Healthy Habitats
Read Alesia’s poster abstract here.

Kaitlyn Markey was advised by Dr. Amy Shober in UD’s Dept. of Plant and Soil Sciences.
School: North Carolina State University / Major: plant and soil science/agronomic science
Project: Using Silicon Fertilizers to Improve Soil Phosphorus Availability on High Phosphorus Soils
Read Kaitlyn’s poster abstract here.

Alexis Trench was advised by Dr. Tanya Gressley in UD’s Dept. of Animal and Food Sciences.
School: UD / Major: pre-veterinary medicine/animal biosciences
Project: Effect of CO2 and Pore Size on in vitro Measures of Bovine Neutrophil Chemotaxis
Read Alexis’ poster abstract here.

Read the UDaily article